UK court decision will mean vulnerable patients' starvation, critic says

Posted July 30, 2018 8:42 pm by Editor

UK court decision will mean vulnerable patients' starvation, critic says

London, England, Jul 30, 2018 / 05:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Brain-damaged patients will be endangered by a U.K. Supreme Court decision making it easier to end their assisted nutrition and hydration, critics have said.

“This is concerning and disappointing news, because it removes an important safeguard from those without a voice,” Dr. Peter Saunders, campaign director of Care Not Killing, said in response to the July 30 ruling.

“It will make it more likely that severely brain-damaged patients will be starved or dehydrated to death in their supposed ‘best interests’ and that these decisions will be more influenced by those who have

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